SBIRT in Action - Accelerator for Healthcare Integration
Substance use disorder providers engaged in healthcare integration efforts have produced powerful outcomes with SBIRT. As healthcare delivery networks evolve, SUD expertise will continue to play a prominent role in producing improved patient panel health and healthcare cost management. This webinar will explore the lessons learned by a small not-for-profit SUD provider who has used SBIRT to facilitate integration in a variety of public health and commercial settings.
The Right Use of Power teaches ethics from the inside out. Barstow puts forth theory and ideas intended to be of inspiration, for personal exploration and practical guidance and support. Most ethics courses for psychotherapists focus only on teaching us about the laws and rules.
The approach of this work designates the importance of laws and rules as one aspect of right use of power, then it helps people move to a deeper connection to their own ethical nature and an internal sense of their own integrity which in turn increases awareness of right relations with clients.
Challenges in Identifying and Addressing Co-occurring Substance Use and Personality Disorders
There are a multitude of challenges in counseling persons with substance use disorders, not the least of which is the challenge of personality disorders. Oftentimes these terms are thrown around lightly, especially Borderline and Antisocial. As addictions professionals we need to take these disorders seriously as a necessary component of the treatment plan. It is estimated that between 11 and 23% of Americans are affected with personality disorders, and 50 to 60% of those with a SUD also have one or more personality disorders. If not identified correctly and addressed as part of the treatment process, outcomes will be poor. This webinar will give an overview of personality disorders, cultural issues of each, and suggested assessment and treatment approaches for the addictions professional.
The health, safety and welfare of children living in Indian country may be jeopardized by adults using and/or abusing drugs and alcohol. Professionals working in Indian country learning of facts that give reason to suspect that a child has suffered child abuse or neglect may have reporting obligations under tribal, state or federal law. This webinar will cover relevant statutes mandating the immediate report of suspected abuse, to whom the reports must be made, and the legal consequences for failing to report suspected abuse or neglect. In addition, this webinar will cover potential federal charges for cases in Indian country where children have been abused or neglected and rights and protections afforded to child victims in federal court.
The word "recovery" is often used, but what does it really mean? This webinar will highlight the emergence of recovery as an organizing paradigm for addiction treatment, outline the challenges in defining recovery and related concepts, review samples of work to date to define recovery, and discuss areas of emerging consensus and continued contention in defining recovery.
This training is intended for professionals/counselors facing ethical dilemmas in a high technology and social media world. The training outlines and overview of technology and ethics, use of social networking websites by clinical supervisors, counselors, and clients, emailing clients, conducting internet searches on clients and/or supervisees, and performing client consultations online.
SBIRT in Action - Implementing SBIRT in Two Primary Care Clinics
This webinar details a collaboration project between De Paul Treatment Centers and Legacy Health. Dr. Chris Farentinos will share his experience collaborating with Legacy Health, one of the largest health care systems (hospitals and outpatient clinics) in Oregon to secure a grant and implement SBIRT using a co-location model. Implementation steps, dos and don’ts and specific metrics and strategies to sustain implementation over time will be discussed.
This webinar will provide practical information on the business side of interventions. When viewing interventions in the context of a business model, several factors must be taken into consideration, including first call procedures, fee structures, staffing, marketing strategies, and payment methods.
Join Dr. Louise A. Stranger as she addresses the ins and outs of intervention as a business, relationships with other providers (including treatment centers, sober living homes, and extended care facilities), and the rudiments of starting an intervention practice from a legal and ethical perspective.